COLLEGE OF POULTRY PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT, HOSUR

Indian Poultry Industry is one of the fastest growing segments of agricultural sector. India is the world's third largest egg producer and the fourth largest producer of broiler chicken and Tamil Nadu plays a major role in production of poultry egg and meat. A very significant feature of Indian poultry industry is its transformation from a mere backyard activity into a major commercial activity with adoption of Mechanization, Computerization and Automation in the Poultry Production Technology. Thus, today’s Poultry Industry needs skilled human resource having adequate knowledge on Poultry Production, Engineering and Processing Technology for its sustainability and further growth.

To meet out the technical man power demand of the Poultry Industry, the Government of Tamil Nadu started the College of Poultry Production and management at Hosur during the year 2011-12 vide G.O. Ms. No. 81, issued by the Secretary, Animal Husbandry & Fisheries Dept., Govt. of Tamil Nadu on 08.08.2011. The College of Poultry production and Management is established in 80 acres of land at Mathigiri, Hosur and offers B.Tech (Poultry Technology), an unique course first of its kind in India with an annual intake capacity of 40 students, which will deal exclusively with Poultry Engineering, Processing technologies for Poultry meat and Egg and Poultry Production Technologies. The undergraduate Programme of B.Tech., (Poultry Technology) of 4 years course in 8 semesters from the year 2011-12. The passed out graduates from CPPM, Hosur, were placed in renowned MNC companies during their campus placement.

Mandate

  • Establishment of suitable infrastructure for Research, Education and Industry linkage.
  • Empowering the human resources to meet the changing need of the Poultry Industry.
  • Ensuring diversified poultry to be an alternative and viable enterprise.

Objective

  • To take up need based Research programmes for the Poultry Industry.
  • To create strong inter and intra linkages between entrepreneurs of Poultry Industry and the Institute through Technology dissemination and adoption.
  • To offer academic programmes of Excellence in Poultry Production and Management.

Milestones

Year Milestone
2011-12

• Inception of B.Tech (Poultry Production technology) with annual intake of 20 Students.

• The course was offered initially at College of Food and Dairy Technology (CFDT) campus in Koduvalli, Chennai.

2013 -14 • Upgrading of Institute of Poultry Production and Management, Hosur to College of Poultry Production and Management (CPPM), Hosur.
2014-15 • Shifting of B.Tech (Poultry Production Technology) program from CFDT campus, Koduvalli to CPPM, Hosur.
2015-16 • Graduation of first batch B.Tech (Poultry Production Technology) students.
2016-17 • Renaming of B.Tech (Poultry Production Technology) to B.Tech (Poultry Technology)
2017-18 • Approval of B.Tech (Poultry Technology) at CPPM, Hosur by AICTE, New Delhi. • Increase of annual student intake from 20 to 40.
2019-20 • Inception of M.Tech (Poultry Technology) program

 

Education

The College of Poultry Production and Management offers B.Tech. (Poultry Technology) at the Under-Graduate level and M.Tech. (Poultry Technology) at the Post-Graduate level. The B. Tech (Poultry Technology) is first-of-its kind in our country and the course is duly approved by Govt. of Tamil Nadu and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. The course curriculum is based on ICAR – V Dean’s Committee recommendations. The B.Tech (PT) course has eight semesters including mandatory industrial/ in-plant training at eighth semester in various poultry enterprises and the curriculum trains the students on various aspects of Poultry management, Poultry Engineering, Poultry Products Technology and Poultry business management, in order to suit the needs of Poultry Industry. Guest lectures, field trips, industrial visits, skill development programmes and Hands-on Experiential Learning are part of the regular educational process. The M.Tech (PT) course comprises four semesters including mandatory research work in last two semesters to inculcate research attitude with knowledge at advanced level.

Process of Admission

The students those completed both Mathematics and biology in their +2 curriculum are alone eligible to apply for B.Tech (Poultry Technology). The admission process is “Single Window System” with marks scored in Plus Two School examinations. No separate test is needed for the admission. Advertisement for the admission will be published by Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai and the admission will be processed in Chennai at TANUVAS Campus and the selected students will be admitted in CPPM, Hosur. Annually 40 students alone will be admitted for the course

Placement

The B.Tech (Poultry Technology) graduates finds remarkable placement as Technocrats in various sectors of poultry Industry such as breeder farms, broiler industry, layer industry, hatcheries, feed mill, chicken egg and meat processing industry, technical service hub, farm equipment and automation industry as well as in banking sector, Govt. Services, civil services etc. The “Placement Cell” of the Institution sincerely involves in placement of the students and achieved 100% Placement for the all the batch students since 2015 and the students are being placed in reputed poultry organizations like Venkateshwara Hatcheries Pvt. Ltd., CP Feeds India Pvt. Ltd., Aviagen India Poultry Breeding Company Pvt. Ltd., Shanthi Feeds Pvt. Ltd. etc

Research

CPPM, Hosur continuously involves in research activities and so far, four research projects were completed and eight externally funded and Revolving Fund Schemes are in progress at the unit. Four Post Graduate (PG) researches in Poultry Science and Animal Nutrition were completed and four Doctorate researches in Poultry Science, Animal Nutrition, Livestock Products Technology, Veterinary Microbiology with three PG researches in Poultry Technology are in progress among which one PG research have won Swachchta Saarthi Fellowship (GoI) 2021. Apart from these, UG students are motivated towards research attitude and so far, students have bagged five students’ projects funded by Tamil Nadu Council of Science and Technology (TNSCST) and NIDHI-PRAYAS program (DST) among which two projects have won award for the performances

 

On-going projects

Sl No Title of programme Funding agency Year of Start
1 ICAR - Poultry Seed Project ICAR 2014-15
2 Experiential Learning – Setting up of facilities for Hands-on training on model turkey post harvest technology unit ICAR 2014-15
3 Establishment of feed manufacturing unit at CPPM Hosur TANUVAS 2015-16
4 TANUVAS SMART Mineral Mixture Production Centre at CPPM, Hosur TANUVAS 2015-16
5 Establishment of Aseel unit at CPPM, Hosur TANUVAS 2016-17
6 Establishment of Japanese quail breeder unit at CPPM, Hosur TANUVAS 2016-17
7 Establish of commercial broiler unit in poultry farm complex at CPPM, Hosur TANUVAS 2016-17
8 Establishment of Kadaknath chicken unit at CPPM, Hosur TANUVAS 2017-18

 

Completed projects

S.No Title of the programme Funding agency
1 Establishment of feed testing laboratory at CPPM, Hosur NLM
2 Popularization of Namakkal Chicken-1 to rural households of Krishnagiri for additional revenue generation NABARD
3 Evaluation of Varam (a growth promoter) on the production performance of broiler chicken M/s. Hatsun Agro-Products
4 Foldscope as a tool to study the storage quality of processed liquid food DBT

Extension

CPPM, Hosur involves in several extension activities for the benefit of farming community and entrepreneurs. The Poultry Farm Complex at CPPM, Hosur acts as “Model demonstration Unit” for entrepreneurs. It also acts as “Poultry Seed Production Centre” and produces and supplies quality germplasm of native chicken breeds of Aseel, Kadaknath, Chittagong, Nicobari and improved chicken varieties of Vanaraja, Gramapriya to the needy farmers and entrepreneurs of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andra Pradesh. In addition, the Institution supplies germplasm of diversified poultry species such as Japanese quail, turkey and guinea fowl to farmers. The Institution also produces and supplies TANUVAS SMART Mineral Mixture and quality poultry as well as livestock feed to various Govt. organizations and farming community.

Poultry Germplasm supply

S.No Poultry species/ breed/ varieties No. of germplasm supplied (Up to March 2021)
1 Vanaraja and Gramapriya chicken 6,13,705
2 Aseel chicken 51,042
3 Kadaknath chicken 48,251
4 Japanese quail 5,56,140
5 Livestock feed (MT) 2,400
6 Poultry feed (MT) 942
7 TANUVAS SMART Mineral Mixture (MT) 287

Infrastructure

The College has world-class infrastructures to carry out academics, research and extension activities:

  • Highly qualified faculties with vast experience to teach and guide the students in all aspects of poultry production.
  • Engineering Complex and Technology complex with state-of-art class rooms, laboratories etc.
  • Poultry Farm Complex with Instructional Farm and Hatchery Unit
  • Instructional modern Feed milling facility with a capacity of 2 tonne per hour.
  • Feed Analytical and Quality Control Laboratory as an open instructional facility
  • Students friendly Library with more than 1500 books and e-library  Separate State-of-Art hostel with excellent facilities for boys and girls in a student-friendly and eco-friendly atmosphere and Rooms with attached bath and hot water facilities

Library

The library supports academic, research and teaching in the area of Poultry Technology with more than 1900 books and 60 e-journals from various disciplines of basic science, poultry science, engineering and technology. The library is fully automated and provide exceptional atmosphere for the students. The e-library in the campus is acting as knowledge hub to access internet in the college. The library is loaded with automation, digital knowledge resource centre, electronic surveillance system and biometric attendance system.

Laboratories

The college has the following well equipped laboratories to educate the students during practical based on curriculum. Many equipments are available and for doing research work.

  • Poultry Meat Processing Laboratory
  • Poultry Meat and Egg Quality Control Laboratory
  • Poultry Management and Nutrition Laboratory
  • Feed Analytical and Quality Control Laboratory
  • Applied Electronics Laboratory
  • Electrical Engineering Laboratory.
  • Instrumentation and Process Control Laboratory
  • Civil Engineering Laboratory
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Laboratory
  • Heat and Mass Transfer Laboratory
  • Engineering Drawing Laboratory
  • Physics Laboratory
  • Engineering Workshop

Student Hostel

A well furnished hostel facility is available within the campus for both boys and girls students separately. Rooms are available with twin sharing and are well ventilated with complete mosquito netting. The students are provided with hot water, RO drinking water, indoor gym, washing machine, 25 KVA generator, CCTV surveillance cameras, finger bio-metric, 24 hr security and in-house mess. The mess is run by the student inmates with cost-to-cost price and offers quality and hygienic food at an affordable price to the students.

A well furnished Student’s Health Centre is located inside the College campus for student’s welfare and health facility and a medical officer visits regularly twice a week for health check-up of both students and staffs of the College .

Poultry Farm Complex

A very well established Poultry farm complex with automated hatchery unit, breeder and commercial poultry unit, poultry processing laboratory, are available for hands on training to the students. Along with hand on training, the student involved in monthly production of the following to meet out need based requirements of farming communities.

  • 11,000 day old chicks of Vanaraja and Gramapriya chicken
  • 2,000 day old chicks of Kadaknath breed Chicken
  • 3,000 day old chicks of Native chicken
  • 20,000 Japanese quail chicks

Feed Manufacturing Unit

A feed manufacturing unit with a capacity of 2 tonne per hour with feed testing laboratory functions in the College for Hands-on training to the students and produces various types of live stock and poultry feed and supplies to needy farming communities. The unit produces about 60 tonnes of compound livestock and poultry feed per month.

Sports

The Institute has ample amenities for sports activities for its students. Infrastructure for games such as foot ball, volley ball, cricket, throw ball, badminton, table tennis and facilities for indoor games such as carom, chess are available in the campus. A mini gym is also available for both boys and girls in the respective hostels. Many students brought accolades to the college by their participation and winning medals both at state and national level.

National Service Scheme

College of Poultry Production and Management, Hosur has been provided with 0.5 Unit of National Service Scheme (NSS) with 50 Student Volunteers from the Year 2016-17 onwards. The NSS Unit conducted several camps among students and public to create awareness on various themes such as Management of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in acute draught condition, human health care and improvement of rural livelihood.

Conference hall

The college has a well furnished and well equipped Conference Hall with the state of art audio visual facility to accommodate 100 members and a Board room for routine in house meetings.

Faculty members

Name Designation Mobile No E-Mail
Dr. S.T.Selvan Dean +91-+91- 9940178909 deancppm[at]tanuvas[dot]org[dot]in
Department of Poultry Business Management
Dr. P. Shamsudeen Professor and Head +91-9486242799 shams_phd[at]rediffmail[dot]com
Dr. S.Bakyaraj Assistant Professor +91-9751116035 drsbakyaraj@gmail.com
Dr. S. Prakash Assistant Professor +91-7811851029 vetvsp@gmail.com
Department of Poultry Engineering
Dr. G. Raj Manohar Associate Professor +91-9442353694 rajmanovet[at]gmail[dot]com
Er. G.Velayudham Assistant Professor +91-9487159094 velayudham.g@tanuvas.ac.in
Department of Poultry Technology
Dr. P.Selvan Assistant Professor +91-9790813709 selvan.p@tanuvas.ac.in
Dr. M. Anandhi Assistant Professor +91-7402205022 dranandhim[at]gmail[dot]com
Dr. K. Rajendra Kumar Assistant Professor +91-9842588617 kumar07005@gmail.com
Department of Poultry Business Management
Dr. J. Ramesh Professor and Head +91-9444155312 jramesh[dot]vet[at]gmail[dot]com
Dr.C.Senthamil Pandian Assistant Professor +91-9047917731 nutrisenthamil@gmail.com
Dr. S. Santhosh Kumar Assistant Professor +91-9659490520 drsanthoshvet@gmail.com

Contact

Dean,

College of Poultry Production and Management,

Hosur - 635 110, Tamil Nadu, India.

Phone: +91-4344 689005

e-mail: deancppm@tanuvas.org.in

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